- Associated Press - Thursday, December 22, 2016

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - Police have charged a 24-year-old New York woman after they say she hit a teen with her car at a school bus stop on Long Island and then fled the scene.

Amanda Duffy of Holbrook was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with serious injury resulting after she returned to the scene of the crash in Holtsville about an hour later.

Sixteen-year-old Tara Hayes was struck by Duffy’s car as she crossed the street to catch the bus around 6:40 a.m. Wednesday.

The Sachem High School East student was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of hip fractures.

Police say it was dark outside when the accident occurred.



Duffy couldn’t be reached for comment.

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